SSC Data Entry Operator DEO Exam Syllabus
General Intelligence :
|1.||Semantic Analogy||9.||Symbolic / Number Classification|
|2.||Symbolic operations||10.||Drawing Inferences Problem Solving|
|3.||Symbolic / Number Analogy||11.||Word Building|
|4.||Trends||12.||Coding and de - coding|
|5.||Figural Analogy,||13.||Numerical operations|
|6.||Space Orientation Figural Classification||14.||Analogy Figural Analogy|
|8.||Venn Diagrams Number Series||16.||Space Orientation|
|17||Venn Diagrams||22||Critical Thinking|
|18||Drawing inferences||23||Emotional Intelligence|
|19||Punched hole / pattern-folding & unfolding||24||Social Intelligence|
|20||Figural Pattern – folding and completion||25||Other sub-topics, if any|
English Language :
|1.||Spot the Error||8.||Improvement of Sentences|
|2.||Fill in the Blanks||9.||Active / Passive Voice of Verbs|
|3.||Synonyms / Homonyms||10.||Conversion into Direct / Indirect narration|
|4.||Antonyms||11.||Shuffling of Sentence parts|
|5.||Spellings / Detecting Mis-spelt words||12.||Shuffling of Sentences in a passage|
|6.||Idioms & Phrases||13.||Cloze Passage|
|7.||One word substitution||14.||Comprehension Passage|
Quantitative Aptitude :
C.1.1 Number Systems :
- Computation of Whole Number
- Decimal and Fractions
- Relationship between numbers
C.1.2 Fundamental Arithmetical Operations :
- Ratio and Proportion
- Square Roots
- Interest ( Simple and Compound )
- Profit and Loss
- Partnership Business
- Mixture and Alligation
- Time and Distance
- Time and Work
C.2 Algebra :
C.2.1 Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra ( and their simple applications ) e.g. Formulas for (a+b)2, (a-b)2, (a+b)3 (a-b)3 , a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3 abc etc. and Elementary surds ( simple problems )
C.2.2 Graphs of Linear Equations.
C.3 Geometry :
Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts :
C.3.1 Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre.
C.3.2 Congruence and similarity of triangles.
C.3.3 Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
C.4 Mensuration :
C.4.1 Triangle, Quadrilaterals
C.4.2 Regular Polygons ( sum of the internal angles of a polygon )
C.4.4 Right Prism
C.4.5 Right Circular Cone
C.4.6 Right Circular Cylinder
C.4.7 Sphere, Hemispheres
C.4.8 Rectangular Parallelepiped
C.4.9 Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
C.5 : Trigonometry :
C.5.1 Trigonometry ( for acute angles 0 with 0≤0≤90 )
Degree and Radian Measures
Standard Identities like sin2Θ + Cos2Θ=1 etc.
C.5.2 Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances ( simple problems only )
C.6 : Statistical Charts :
Use of Tables and Graphs :
C.6.2 Frequency polygen
General Awareness :
Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
Note 1 :
For VH candidates of 40 % and above visual disability and opting for scribes there will be no component of Maps / Graphs / Diagrams / Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.
Note 2 :
The questions will be of the level to commensurate with Educational Qualification prescribed for the posts.
(B) Skill Test for Data Entry Operator :
Data Entry Speed of 8,000 ( eight thousand ) Key Depressions per hour on Computer.
The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words key depressions as per the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 ( Fifteen ) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes / key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Candidates allowed to take SSC DEO test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Staff Selection Commission or the agency authorized by the Staff Selection Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre / venue so notified.
Only those candidates who qualify in the written part of SSC DEO examination and secure at least minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Staff Selection Commission in their discretion, will be eligible to take the Skill Test.
Only such candidates who qualify in the SSC Skill Test at a speed of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour will be eligible for being recommended for appointment as per their position in the merit list.
None of the candidates including PH candidates who qualify in the written part of the SSC Data Entry Operator examination will be exempted from the Skill Test as passing of the skill test is the precondition and one of the essential qualifications for appointment to the SSC post of Data Entry Operator.
Note I :
Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the SSC Data Entry Operator written examination, as may be fixed by the Staff Selection Commission at their discretion, will be called for skill test. The Staff Selection Commission may also at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.
Provided that candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBC, ExS and PH may be called for the Skill Test by the Staff Selection Commission by applying relaxed standards if the Staff Selection Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates of these categories are not likely to be called for the skill test on the basis of general standard in order to fill up the SSC vacancies reserved for these categories ( i.e. SC, ST, PH, ExS and OBC ).
Note II :
Central Government civilian employees availing SSC age relaxation must furnish “No Objection Certificate” from their Employer / Office at the time of the skill test, failing which the benefit of age relaxation will not be allowed to such candidates and they will not be allowed to appear in the Skill Test. The skill test will be held at the Staff Selection Commission’s Regional Offices or other centers as may be decided by the Staff Selection Commission.
(C) Typing Test for LDCs :
Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the SSC DEO Written Examination. Such Typing Test will be conducted only in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the SSC DEO Examination, will have to indicate his / her choice / option for Skill Test Medium in the SSC DEO Application Form. The choice of language in the application will be final and no change will be allowed.
Typing Test will be administered on the Computer, to be provided by the Staff Selection Commission or any agency authorized by the Staff Selection Commission will be of qualifying in nature. Candidates opting for English medium should have typing speed of 35 words per minute and those opting for Hindi medium should have typing speed of 30 words per minute.
The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing on the Computer of a given text passage in 10 minutes. Visually Handicapped candidates ( with 40% disability and above ) will be allowed 30 minutes. Passage Dictators will be provided to each of VH candidates by the Staff Selection Commission for the Typewriting test. The Passage Dictators will read out the passage to the VH candidates within the allotted time period.
Note I :
35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. corresponds to 10500 key depressions per hour / 9000 key depressions per hour respectively.
Note II :
OH candidate who claims to be permanently unfit to take the typewriting test because of a physical disability may, with the prior approval of the Staff Selection Commission, be exempted from the requirement of appearing and qualifying at such test, provided such a candidate submits a Certificate in the prescribed format to the Staff Selection Commission from the competent Medical Authority, i.e., the Civil Surgeon declaring him / her to be permanently unfit for the Typewriting Test because of a physical disability.
Note III :
If an OH candidate who submits a Medical Certificate from the Medical Board attached to VRC for PH persons or from the Medical Board attached to Special Employment Exchange for PH persons, his / her claim for exemption from Typewriting Test would be accepted. However, if, she / he submits Medical Certificate from Civil / Orthopaedic Surgeon, his / her case would be referred to a Medical Board in a Government Hospital or Medical Board attached to VRC / Special Employment Exchange for PH persons for clearance.
OH Candidates seeking exemption from Typing test on medical ground must substantiate their claim by furnishing the relevant Medical Certificate in the prescribed Format as published in this Notice ( Annexure IX ) at the time of Typing Test. Otherwise their claim for seeking exemption from Typing Test will not be entertained by the Staff Selection Commission.
Note IV :
If any candidate does not opt for any medium for typing, his option will be deemed to be for English medium.
Note V :
Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination, as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be called for Typing Test. The Commission may also, at its discretion, fix qualifying the minimum qualifying marks in each component of the written examination.
Mode of Selection :
Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Staff Selection Commission on the basis of their performance in the SSC Data Entry Operator Written Examination. Selection of candidates will be made depending upon their merit position and option for various posts, Groups, Departments and States for which option is sought in the application.
Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who are selected for posts and for States of their choice on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies in SSC. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates will be accommodated against the general / unreserved SSC vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List.
The reserved vacancies in SSC DEO will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates which will, thus, comprise of SC , ST, OBC and PH candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.
An Ex-Serviceman or Physically Handicapped category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in SSC written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. is to be counted against reserved SSC vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection.
Such candidates may also be recommended at the relaxed standards to the extent the number of SSC vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction of the military service rendered from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.
Success in the SSC DEO examination confers no right of appointment unless the Staff Selection Commission, government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service / post. The Staff Selection Commission undertakes detailed post examination analysis of the names in the list of qualified candidates at any stage provisionally will confer no right of appointment.